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Lilach Bullock announced as keynote for The Big Social Media Conference

One of the top 20 female social media power influencers, Lilach Bullock, has been announced as a keynote speaker at The Big Social Media Conference, the one of a kind social media conference in July. Bullock is one of the most dynamic personalities…

DWF advises NewRiver on three strategic North West transactions

North West legal business DWF advised leading real estate investment trust (REIT) NewRiver Retail Limited on three key North West transactions that saw the business invest £16.7 million in two retail assets in Blackburn and Chester, and sell a prime convenience store…

Secure Trust Bank expands Real Estate business

Secure Trust Bank is expanding its Real Estate finance division, after advancing over £135m of funds to customers last year, and has appointed Kevin Venn as Managing Director to roll out its growth strategy across the UK. Following its successful start in…

14 Awesome Features of Cloud Telephony

Cloud Telephony has a lot of different features, from reporting and statistics of everything about a call to working remotely with full telephony functionality. You may already know some of the basic features of Cloud Telephony but how much do you know about…

BDP Manchester studio delivers ‘Smart City’ master-plan for Wuhan mega-city

Manchester expertise to be showcased on March 26 as government and civic links are signed  The ‘Smart Cities’ expertise of BDP’s Manchester studio will take centre stage in a UK government and Manchester City Council mission to China to sign new civic…

Region’s corporate finance community to be celebrated at Rainmaker Awards 2015

The region's only community-led corporate finance awards programme, The Rainmaker Awards, will be held on June 18. Brought to you by TheBusinessDesk and Out There Events, and in association with pro-manchester, The Rainmaker Awards recognise the skill, enterprise, achievement, innovation and excellence…

Pomegranate Consultancy gets settled in at The Lexicon

After just over two years of trading, Manchester Accountancy Firm, Pomegranate Consulting, has made the move to the central, sought after offices, The Lexicon. Previously home to the Independent Television Commission, the Chartered Accountants relocated to the refurbished 10-12 Mount St, at…

£2M NEA Loans help sisters to do it for themselves

Two sisters from Warrington are the latest recipients of a National Enterprise Allowance (NEA) loan, bringing the total funding to 1000 applications from the NEA loan programme to just over £2m in the North West. The NEA Loans support people who have…

Business attitudes to devolution

IPPR North is currently carrying out research on business attitudes on devolution in the North of England and the concept of the ‘Northern Powerhouse’. We want to find out what businesses think of the prospect of more devolution; where they see the…

Mike Emmerich to leave New Economy to start new business

One of the driving forces behind Greater Manchester’s devolution deal is starting another company that will help other cities follow in Manchester’s footsteps. Mike Emmerich will leave New Economy at the end of the month following an 8-year stint as chief executive.…